Collie Rescue Network is a national, all-volunteer rescue group dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of Rough and Smooth Collies in Canada who have been surrendered, abandoned, neglected or abused.  Our mission also includes educating the public about responsible pet ownership in general and the care of the Collie breed in particular.

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Rusty’s Emergency Kidney Surgery

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As you can see, Rusty is not a Collie. However, he IS under the care of Collie Rescue Network.

On July 1st, 2021, a sweet Lab puppy came into the care of Collie Rescue Network. He was an 11-week-old visually impaired boy (now named Rusty) who was cute as a button, full of life and love, but very stunted mentally (slow to learn, acting younger than his real age), with droopy eyelids and rotational nystagmus (involuntary movement of the eyeballs).

Rusty was placed into a foster-to-adopt home with the intention that once he was old enough to neuter (later than the normal 6 months in Rusty's case), the family would adopt him and become his furever family. However, before that could happen, the following happened:

Rusty's Surgery Journey

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